Poultry market gets 65 mln Euro aid

Poultry market gets 65 mln Euro aid


European Union producers of eggs and poultry hit by falling demand and declining prices linked to consumer fears over bird flu, are to receive up to 65 million Euro in EU aid, the European Commission said last week.
Under the plan, industries would receive 50 percent of their costs for reducing the production of eggs and poultry, the commission said, adding that a special EU committee has vetted the proposal. Aid for private storage or the destruction of existing stocks of poultry meat would ...


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